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Mounted Police - Veterinary Treatments & Stable Management

Veterinary Treatments

All treatments to horses are attended by the Police vet. Surgeon and advance treatments are attended to by the professor attached to the vet. Hospital at Peradeniya.


Stable management

  • Horsemanship
  • The behavior of horses.
  • Illnesses of horses.
  • Maintenance.
  • Medical care etc.



Officers are expected to obtain the certificate of excellence before being appointed as mounted police officers.

On being qualified, names are gazette in the police gazette part 11 notification and thereafter they are entitled to wear the I.G‘s mounted course badge. After obtaining the I.G.’s mounted badge it is compulsory for a mountee to serve five years at the police mounted division.

Mounties has the opportunity of being trained abroad.

The certificate of qualified mountee granted by the Mounted Division has international recognition. Special allowances are paid to qualified mountees. Police officer has gained foreign employment as equestrian.


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Horse Floater Transport 02 Horses


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